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The History of America(ns)

Jul 30 2012
Where do Americans come from? Many places! Use these resources to teach immigration history. [...] »

Lessons Online: TED-Ed

Mar 23 2012
Nominate teachers and lesson ideas to share with teachers Internet-wide. [...] »

Amy Trenkle on Glogging Class Greats

Jul 5 2011
Posterboard and rubber cement may work for some projects, but students can also avoid the mess—and incorporate audiovisuals—by making glogs (virtual posters) online. [...] »

Ron Gorr on Socratic Seminars with Primary Documents

Jun 6 2011
Anchor Socratic seminars in primary sources and watch your students work together to arrive at historical understanding. [...] »

Michael Yell on a Strategy for the Use of Textbooks in the History Classroom

Jun 1 2011
Students aren't always working with primary sources. Seventh-grade history teacher Mike Yell leads students in getting the GIST of secondary sources. [...] »

Michael Yell's Strategies for Using Primary Sources in Your Classroom

May 9 2011
Combine strategies to create new techniques! Mike Yell combines DBQs and Response Groups. [...] »

Ron Gorr on Go to the Source (GTTS) Activities

May 4 2011
Primary sources are crucial for historical study. AP history teacher Ron Gorr suggests ways to better incorporate them into lesson plans. [...] »

Anthony Pellegrino's Classroom Simulations: Begin with Paris

Apr 27 2011
Re-enact the Paris Peace Conference with your students, and let them experience dissatisfaction (or satisfaction) with the results themselves. [...] »

The Conspirator in the Classroom

Apr 15 2011
With the new film, The Conspirator, out in theaters, here are a few resources to help you explore the story of Mary Surratt and America's first presidential assassination. [...] »

Searching for Sesquicentennial Sources

Apr 1 2011
Teaching the Civil War? With the sesquicentennial kicking off, resources are popping up left and right! [...] »

 
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